By Mitchell Stein
O Canada, Batman! As The LEGO® Batman Movie swoops into theaters, we can't wait to find out what our favourite Caped Crusader has been up to. To celebrate the film's release in Canada, we're going behind the scenes of The LEGO® Batman Movie to highlight some of the amazing Canadian talent behind the film. Buckle up for some amazing Canadian facts and connections you need to know.
Did you know…
The film includes some of your favourite Canadian voice actors
The LEGO® Batman Movie includes some great Canadian talent, including the hilarious and versatile actor Will Arnett, who returns to voice the Dark Knight for the second time since THE LEGO® MOVIE™.
While Batman enjoys hogging the spotlight, he'll have to share his Canadian prestige and heritage with another popular Canadian actor, Michael Cera, who performs as Batman's crime-fighting adopted son, Robin.
Plus, the film marks another historic landmark for Canada, as Will Arnett marks the first Canadian to ever perform Batman on the big screen!
The history of Batman is filled with great Canadian performances
Beyond the world of The LEGO® Batman Movie the history of Batmanis riddled with connections to Canada (pun certainly intended!) The notable villain The Riddler was once played by Canadian actor Jim Carrey in the film Batman Forever.
Elsewhere in Batman history, Montreal-born actor William Shatner joined the cast of the upcoming animated made-for-video sequel to Batman and the Caped Crusaders as Two-Face.
Plus, the talented Quebec-born actor Bruce Greenwood has also been performing the Caped Crusader in animation since 2010 on various projects.
The LEGO® Batman Movie is a must-see for everyone!
Filled to the brim with hilarity and beauty, The LEGO® Batman Movie is a wonderful theatrical adventure! Featuring great Canadian talent and heritage, it’s not to be missed by any Batmanfan.
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